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FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt romney. 45% supporting president obama. mittaccording to polls, president obama stayed even at 48% before and after last week's presidential debate. governor romney saw a bounce up to 47%. but unemployment numbers could still give the president a boost in polls. mitt romney is using foreign policy to sharpen his attack on president obama. coming up what he would do differently to restore peace to the middle east. >>> mi pueblo is being hit with a boycott today. groups are falling on mi pueblo to rescind its decision to participate in a program that checks the immigration status of workers. they joined the program after federal immigration officials launched an audit in august of the immigration status of workers. >>> business owners are dealing with a fall out of a protest. ktvu's paul chambers is live with how one leader is saying the mayor needs to do more. >> reporter: before we get oo that, police -- to that, police tell me they
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
's fans. >>> in less than one hour, president obama and governor mitt romney will face off in colorado at the university of denver for the first of three debates before election day. it could be a pivotal night for what polls are suggesting is a very tight race for the white house. >> reporter: in many ways, the debate has taken over the university of denver campus. security is tight around the debate hall. thousands of students and faculty will take in history. >> i'm just hoping questions are answered and i can be more informed when i vote. that's what i'm looking for. >> i'm very interested in what obama and romney will say, especially about like obamacare, the health care and all that. >> reporter: the debate will take place inside maggens arena, moderated by jim leher. after mitt romney is trailing in the polls, many expect him to come out swinging. >> i think he needs to fight a little bit. obviously, he's not the kind who will play dirty, but i think step it up a little. >> i think you're going to see both sides with as much fire as they possibly have, you know. you're going to
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
himself. >> in election 2012 news, all eyes on denver as romney and the president get ready for their first debate on wednesday night. romney insiders say the debate is important for the republican nominee who has had a rough few weeks on the trail. two former candidates predict romney will do well. >> reporter: the clock is ticking down to wednesday's debate with president obama and romney getting ready to go head to head for the first time and supporters weighing in on who is best prepared. >> i think both are excellent in their own way. you could argue mitt has had a lot more recent experience obviously. also, part of it depends on who is moderating. >> through at least 20 debates in the course of the primaries and gingrich himself just the other day said that he is the best debater. . republican said they think is he a great debater. >> reporter: romney used rob port man to act as his opponent while preparing for the debates and kerry played the role of romney's stand in. >> the president has a day job. he has been president and has not had the time to practice. all w
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. -- in denver. he accused mitt romney of misleading voters and joked it wasn't the real mitt romney on stage with him last night. mitt romney made a surprise appearance at a meeting in denver. his sons introduced him. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twitter. they found 47,000 tweets with the word romney in there, versus 30,000 referring to president obama. in 30 minutes, what a lot of people are talking about, mitt romney's comment about cutting funding for pbs. a local station tells us how the viewers are responding. >>> fbi investigating the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens, spent 12 hours at the scene of the attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed one month ago. attorney general eric holder said the probe has been ongoing and it took till now to visit because of security problems. >>> dedication. dedication to finish the job that they
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
today, the latest polls find mitt romney drawing even with president obama in florida and virginia but in ohio the president still holds a 6 point lead over mitt romney. mitt romney's strong debate performance gave him momentum. >> don't make over reaction or under reaction based on any one poll. >> president obama and governor romney will face-off in two more debates. how will you vote? take the ktvu election quiz and find out who is best for you. "like" ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find the quiz there. >>> a vehicle found burned near this field. turns out it belongs to a missing mother, how this development is helping the investigation. >> a cloudy and cool >>> an update on breaking news. we have confirmed a neighborhood has been evacuated around the 3700 block of georgia street. that is not far from penny cook elementary school. we are told that explosives had been found in a house on that block and that one person has been taken into custody. we have a news crew heading over to get new details on the story. >>> the search intensified for a missing mother. ktvu's
FOX
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of mitt romney in the second presidential debate last night. ktvu's ken is here to break down what we saw last night and to look ahead to the third and final debate. >> gasia, it was clear after the first debate that governor romney won by a large margin. this time around, those polled gave it to the president. >> reporter: on the day after president obama and governor romney both hit the campaign trail, both sides claiming victory, debate watchers were mixed. >> i think mitt romney came out a little more articulate. he had a little bit more of a clear version. >> earnest resolve and social intelligence, i gotta go with obama. >> reporter: other polls showed similar results. u.s. and political science professor cory cook also gives the second debate to mr. obama. >> he called out the inaccuracy of governor romney's statements. i think governor romney, on the other hand, sort of appeared to be bullying quite a bit. >> reporter: it was a debate that focused on a number of issues. cook said romney stumbled on immigration and women. >> i think a lot of what we'll be talking about is this bind
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
romney landed in new york for his debate tonight against president obama at hopstra university. today's debate will be a town hall style set up. here is president barack obama arriving at jfk international airport in new york. there he greeted supporters before driving to hopstra. the president is expected to be more aggressive at tonight's debate following what many called a poor performance during their first debate. >> a character now known as evil elmo has come into this san francisco park spewing hate. we have the story. ll need to d1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! ñçbÑ (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> he's being called evil elmo. it's a guy dr
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in the bay area -- monument and then arrive in the bay area. mitt romney campaigned in florida, knocking president obama's performance in last week's debate. >> you had the chance to hear his answers or his non-answers. [ laughter ] >> now, of course, we are hearing his excuses and january we will watch him leave the white house. >> mitt romney had to fight off a supporter who was attempting to wipe his face. a poll shows mitt romney about even with president obama in florida. in colorado mitt romney losing ground in the swing state since the debate. a poll found the president is leading by 4 points. that is one point less than a different poll taken before the debate. 80% said they watched the debate. >>> this week the nominees for vice president will go head to head in a debate. coming up, who is expressing confidence. >>> skiera is now -- south korea korea -- 186 miles in hopes of limiting a arm's race. they announced the capability is 500 miles. the change close as gap between the south and the north. he has been developing missiles that could potentially reach a u.s. target by 2016.
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
are expected to spend $5 billion on these services by 2016. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney campaigned in ohio today making a promise to voters about what he will do about their taxes. >> i will not raise taxes on small business, on business, i will not raise taxes on middle income people, i won't raise taxes at all. >> mitt romney promised to avoid cuts to the military. >> president obama said america can expect him to go on the offensive in next week's debate with mitt romney. critics said the president didn't seem enthusiastic last week. the president said he was just being polite to mitt romney. >>> students at kentucky's center college are prepping for the vice presidential debate. theyhe graduated in 1909 from the college. he will now watch as vice president joe biden and republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan square off this thursday. and ktvu will carry the debate thursday night live. joe biden and paul ryan will tackle forn policy -- foreign policy issues and ktvu channel 2 news will follow the debate. >>> pizza hut is throwing out a offer. they are offeri
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is october 22nd. >>> there is more fall out over romney's comments about big bird in last week's debate. at 5:35 the new ad just released by the obama campaign and who is asking the administration to pull it. it's not romney or the republicans. >> jerry sandusky was sentenced today. he will spend at least 30 years in jail. effectively it's a life sentence. >> reporter: he arrived at the courts house clutching a folder smiling. he faced up to 400 years in jail. the 68-year-old continued to proclaim his innocence in court. speaking for about 13 minutes he insisted that he didn't do these disgusting acts. the lead prosecutor called his speech ridiculous. >> his statement today was a masterpiece ofself delusion, completely unattach from reality and without any acceptance of responsibility. >> reporter: then victim after victim claimed he is also a lier. victim number six cried telling sandusky its time for you to admit your sins. convict victim number four said screwed up my life. the judge sentenced him to a minimum of 30 years and a maximum of 60 years. the defense attorneys promptly announce
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is set for wednesday and president obama and mitt romney have been hard at work practicing. mitt romney sent 8 days getting ready for the debate. mitt romney is spending the next two days in colorado. the president is in nevada. he stopped by a campaign office before heading to his practice sessions with john kerry. there are three debates scheduled. >>> ktvu will air the debate wednesda it begins at 6:00 p.m. president obama and mitt romney will answer questions about domestic policy. ktvu channel 2 news will air after that debate. >>> yahoo's ceo has a big job tonight, she is a new mo marissa mayer delivered a ba boy last night. her tweeabouthe re't al the name marimaplto ta fe a's can clev theifi clinth , a closcall at a of th restaurant, what authorities say about the two people the car it t hbuil. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight send
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
forward by calling the department's anonymous tip line. >>> mitt romney told supporters today that paul ryan did an excellent job last night in his one and only vice presidential debate. >> there was one person on stage last night who was thoughtful and respectful, steady, and poised, the kind of person you want to turn to in a crisis. [cheers and applause ] while campaigning in virginia, mitt romney gave paul ryan a great dereview after his debate with vice president joe biden and said that the vice president was on attack while ryan gave answers to important issues. >> anyone who watched that debate, i don't think there is any doubt that congressman ryan and i, governor romney and the president, we have a fundamentally different vision for america, and quite frankly, a fundamentally different value set. >> vice president biden is campaigning in ryan's home state of wisconsin, and he told the gathering of college students that the debate highlighted the clear picture of the differences between the candidates. president obama and governor romney will face off in their second debate next
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that governor romney thanked his opinions for many thing. mitt romney criticized the president's debate performance and overall campaign strategy at a rally in nevada. >> he misfired attacks one after another. >> reporter: romney appeared with paul ryan in henderson as early voting gets underway in nevada. one of 10 battle ground states that could sway the election. he will spend the next two weeks making a pitch to women, independents -- >> a bold statement by the president, he announced a trillion dollars in looming budget cuts will not happen. the package goes into effect in january if congress doesn't reach a budget deal. here in california, that means 2100 fewer women would be unable to receive cancer screenings. >> what is he doing? he has not yet proposed one solution that would avert sequestration. i think he owes the american people an explanation. >> the white house has not given details about how the president tends to persuade a gridlocked congress to keep the acts from falling. >> >> how will you vote on election day. take our facebook quiz. >> violence continuing in war- t
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. the obama camp declined to comment on the numbers. there's no word yet on how much money mitt romney raised. the deadline to report the official numbers to the federal elections commission is october 20th. >>> the moderator for this week's presidential debate is defending himself, after receiving much criticism about his performance. some faulted faulted jim -- for letting candidates go over time. he says he feels like he accomplished his goal. >>> tensions are escalating after violence in syria continues to spill over its border into turkey. turkish troops today returned fire after another mortar shell from syria landed on turkish soil in a rural area along the border. no one was hurt. but this comes after turkish forces were deployed along the border earlier this week, after a shell fired from syria killed five turkish civilians. >>> unemployment reaches a level we haven't seen in almost four years. the fuel today's numbers are adding to the political fire. >> and giants fans . >>> movado firefighters issued a shelter in placed on this afternoon after a construction crew cut through a gas
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in nevada last week and one-fourth of the states voters have cast their ballots. >>> mitt romney campaigned today in iowa where he mocked president obama's campaign slogan. >> the president's campaign slogan is this. forward. but to 23 million americans struggling to find a good job these last four years feel a lot more like backward. >> romney said president obama's campaign quote, falls short of the magnitude of these times. if he is elected president he'll make policy changes that bring the economy, in his words, roaring back. find out how your political views align with the candidates. like ktvu channel 2 on facebook. >> friends and family of former senator george mcgovern gathered for his funeral. the 90-year-old died this past sunday. he served in the u.s. house and senate and ran as the democratic nominee against republican richard nixon in 1972. after leaving politics he devoted himself to issues of hunger and poverty. plans call for mcgovern to be buried in washington, d.c. >> a $2 million fine for sending out an e-mail about facebook. why it's not so much what he said but when he
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, and other emergency supplies such as generatorred to the affected area. mitt romney staged his own emergency supply drop off. >> reporter: romney joined the line of workers accepting donations. he did not respond to questions from reporters. >>> we're expecting word on whether survivors from the san bruno blast can sue pg & e. the explosion killed eight people anddestroyed 38 homes. thoerpbs said yesterday -- >> more than 350 plaintiffs are involved in the massive civil case. pg & e has been trying to settle the claims. the civil ruling could open the door to a trial and larger damages determined by a jury. >>> whether you're headed to or expecting people coming from the east coast the sign says it all, cancelled. airport officials say there is a glimmer of hope. >> also, take a look at the bite a shark took out of this surfboard in north carolina. how the surfer's life may have been saved by who just happened to be on the beach at the time. this is hayden. that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. in washington, jaqqueline fell. >>> president obama and republican nominee mitt romney are in their final hours of preparation for the first of three high stakes debates tomorrow. the president is getting ready in nevada while romney is prepping in colorado. the debate will be held at the university of denver and will focus on domestic policy. the audience will be told as usual not to respond to anything the candidates say but even without applause, observers say the pun at -- viewers will know the response. >>> you can watch the presidential debate here on channel 2 tomorrow night. our coverage will begin at 6:00 p.m. it'll be followed thereafter by a special edition of ktvu channel 2 news. >>> lawmakers returned to washington on the ryan republican budget and other proposals to end the medicare guarantee. congress is in recess to allow house and senate members time to campaign. but minority leaders nancy pelosi said campaigning should not be a priority. >> we're here to say to the speaker and to the republican majority, let's get back to work. call us back to work. we have important work to
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